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The Law Library Microform Consortium (LLMC) has assembled from various sources and digitized an extensive collection of early laws, codes, and jurisprudence published in Africa from as early as 1698. This work was supported by CRL's partnership with LLMC, which funds digitization of collections of interest to CRL libraries and augments CRL collection strengths in area and international studies.
Readex's metadata for digitized newspapers provides valuable data on publication history and product coverage in key databases for academic research.
CRL's project to digitize documentation from ten African and Persian Gulf countries where the integrity of the public record is at risk has exceeded targets, and exposes collections never before accessible to North American scholars.
The Cooperative Africana Materials Project (CAMP) has microfilmed several newspaper titles from Cameroon.  Most holdings in this collection are from the mid-1990s.
CRL's digitization of foreign official gazettes will expose imrpotant documentation of non-transparent and "corrupt" governments. 
CRL recently reached a milestone: over six million pages of digitized pages scanned iin response to scholars’ requests for loan are now available to all CRL member institutions.
The Cooperative Africana Materials Project (CAMP) has microfilmed issues of the newspaper Zambeze for 2002-2013.
CAMP (Cooperative Africana Materials Project) has microfilmed issues of the Rwandan newspaper Imvaho Nshya from 2001-2013.
The Cooperative Africana Materials Project (CAMP) has microfilmed issues from 1979-1990 of the Nigerian newsmagazine Times International.
CRL's ongoing Global Resources Law Partnership preserves, digitizes and provides access to critical primary source government and legal publications.
The Center for Research Libraries will purchase six valuable microform and reprint collections through this year’s Purchase Proposal Program, with a list price value of $220,987. These sets will soon be available through interlibrary loan from CRL.
The Cooperative Africana Materials Project (CAMP) has microfilmed 13 Liberian newspaper titles from the collection of Michigan State University.
CRL will digitize and expose official gazettes from several countries where the integrity of the public record may be at risk.
The Cooperative Africana Materials Project (CAMP) recently preserved several newspapers from Somalia and Somaliland collected by the Library of Congress Field Office in Nairobi. Issues of the twenty titles span the years 1998 to 2012. 
The Cooperative Africana Materials Project (CAMP) has microfilmed issues of seven Liberian newspaper titles from the holdings of Michigan State University.
In recent years, CRL’s Area Studies Microform Projects supported the preservation of more than 300 newspaper titles collected by the Library of Congress overseas offices, ensuring scholarly access to more than 450,000 pages of news from Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia.   
CAMP has preserved two newspapers from Senegal, Le Populaire and Info 7.
Following a recent change in the bylaws of the Cooperative Africana Materials Project (CAMP), two new African Affiliate Members have joined CAMP.
The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) conducted an assessment of African newspapers online to determine the extent to which web-based news sources will support African studies and research.
The Cooperative Africana Materials Project (CAMP) has microfilmed a collection of unpublished speeches by Mangosuthu G. Buthelezi, the South African Zulu politician and founder of the Inkatha Freedom Party, from 1972 to 1978.